The work of science is to substitute facts for appearances, and demonstrations for impressions.
Quote by John Ruskin
John Ruskin Quotes
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but...
You should read books like you take medicine, by advice, and not by advertisement.
That thirst (for applause) if the last infirmity of noble minds, is also the first...
Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty.
Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is...
Whereas it has long been known and declared that the poor have no right to...
Natural abilities can almost compensate for the want of every kind of cultivation, but no...
The training which makes men happiest in themselves also makes them most serviceable to others
Race is precisely of as much consequence in man as it is in any animal
There is no wealth but life.
One who does not know when to die, does not know how to live.
Beauty deprived of its proper foils and adjuncts ceases to be enjoyed as beauty, just...
In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.
Cursing is invoking the assistance of a spirit to help you inflict suffering. Swearing on...
A thing is worth what it can do for you, not what you choose to...
When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
Let every dawn be to you as the beginning of life, and every setting sun...
An architect should live as little in cities as a painter. Send him to our...
Every increased possession loads us with a new weariness.
Some slaves are scoured to their work by whips, others by their restlessness and ambition.